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Mamma, or mammatus: relatively rare clouds which usually form when pockets of colder air drop from the base of a particularly unstable cumulonimbus. They are associated with particularly violent storms.
Another old, scanned photo of mine (hence that white line, which I suppose there’s probably a Photoshop filter somewhere to deal with?) – as I recall, this one is from when I was living in Essex, and the storm (shortly before sunset) hadn’t quite hit yet.
Ernst & Young, a global leader in professional services, announced the finalists in this years Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in Quebec, and included in the list was Montreal-based Ashkan Karbasfrooshan in the Media category. Ernst & Youngs Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs; it recognizes them through regional, national, and global awards programs in 125 cities across 40 countries. Winners from Quebec will be announced at a banquet on October 25, and the overall winner will represent the province at the Canadian gala in Toronto on January 16, 2013.
“It’s important to highlight all the potential our entrepreneurs harness and share with our markets and communities,” explains Francois Dufresne, partner at Ernst & Young and Qu
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With more than 370 million records sold, ABBA left behind a music legacy that has recently been re-born with the award-winning Broadway hit “Mamma Mia! The Musical” that launched one of highest grossing musical films, “Mamma Mia!” starring Pierce … Read more on Cache Valley Daily
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MUSCAT — Radisson Blu Hotel Muscat, in association with Y, has launched a recipe competition on the theme, 'Mamma Knows Best'. Mothers can participate in this contest by sending in their best recipes. A panel of judges will decide the best dish and … Read more on Oman Daily Observer
Mamma Mia? Greek villa gives birth to new life
Ever since the movie Mamma Mia, the Greek islands have been associated with romance, love and a healthy lifestyle. Karpathos is no exception, explains Huguette de Chassiron, who found that a four-bedroom villa gave birth to a life she never could have … Read more on Homesgofast.com
Night after night, audiences are having the time of their lives at MAMMA MIA!. Catherine Johnson's sunny, funny story of love, laughter and friendship has been thrilling London audiences for over 10 years. More recently it became the biggest British hit movie of all time when the three women who created the worldwide stage smash hit adapted it for the silver screen. Inspired by the storytelling magic of ABBA's songs, from 'Dancing Queen' and 'Take A Chance On Me' to 'Super Trouper' and 'Thank You For The Music', MAMMA MIA!'s enchanting tale of family and friendship unfolds on a Greek Island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past to the island they last visited 20 years ago… Over 40 million people worldwide have been dancing in the aisles to this sensational musical, and London is where it all began back in 1999. So who will you bring to experience the joy and exhilaration of MAMMA MIA! with you?
This unique and spectacular show to be held on Thursday 26th April at The Dominion Theatre in Londons West End, will see no fewer than ten West End show casts performing fully costumed and choreographed versions of Eurovision Song Contest numbers.
West End Eurovision will be hosted by television and radio presenter Gaby Roslin and star of Eastenders John Partridge. Back stage hosts will include Heart FMs Toby Anstis and ITVs Show me the Funnys Kate Copstick.
In addition, there will be a one off extravaganza of a performance by international recording artist and television personality; Javine Hylton, as she reprises her 2005 UK entry, Touch My Fire.
Audience members will be treated to unique, fully staged Eurovision entries performed by the London West End casts of : Billy Elliot, Les Miserables, Mamma Mia!, Phantom of the Opera, Rock of Ages, Shrek, Sweeney Todd, The 39 Steps, The Wizard of Oz and Wicked.
The show, which last year was nominated in the top 5 Theatrical Events of the Year in the BroadwayAwards 2011, is destined to be bigger and better than ever before, but tickets are flying out the door fast for this one night only event which raises funds to support people living with chronic ill health and experiencing extreme poverty.
Each show will perform a number as well as having filmed a fun 75 second ident film, to win an award for the best creative idea. All of these can be seen at http://www.madtrust.org.uk where the public can vote on their favourite until 6pm on 26th April by sending a
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Billy Crystal is a name that is synonymous with comedy and also with many important causes. He has created incredible characters such as Mike Wazowski of Monsters Inc., Harry Burns of When Harry Met Sally, Mitch Robbins of City Slickers and Larry from Throw Mamma from the Train, to name a few. His many roles on the sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live are legendary. This year, Billy Crystal makes his return as the host for the 2012 Academy Awards.
We’re always very happy to work with Billy Crystal, who is not only funny, but also takes his causes very seriously; such as endorsing the Jewish University, says Producer Bob Bekian, who is also CEO of Loyal Studios where Crystal works regularly.
The eight-time Oscar host has supported the performing arts department of the Jewish University for over a decade, understanding how important it is to keep the flame of artistic freedom alive among the students. We were fortunate to have his creative force at Loyal Studios for this project. Many celebrities use teleprompters and have others write their lines, says Bekian. But Billy Crystal showed incredible professionalism and delivered his lines expertly to the camera. It’s refreshing to see that level of discipline in Billy’s style and work.
Another of Crystal’s projects that Loyal Studios co-produced was a commercial for IBM and his involvement as host for the Impact conference in Las Vegas. Once again, Billy Crystal delivered his lines flawlessly and even added some improvisation that had the entire crew and studio laughing.
Recently Billy Crystal did a documentary produced by Bob Bekian and the BBC, which focused on the life of the famous jazz singer Billie Holiday. He spoke of his childhood growing up in New York City with Holiday as his babysitter on a number of occasions and how much she influenced his life for the better. Crystal’s Uncle owned Commodore Records, which recorded many of Billie Holiday’s songs. In a quote from the BBC documentary in entitled Angel of Harlem, Billy Crystal looks back with fondness as he retells of his uncle’s shop on “Swing street.” For my part, I am so proud that my family was involved in the record that Time magazine would one day vote ‘the most important release of the 20th century.’
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